Suzanne Roberts

United-States flagBoonsboro, MD, United States
My 4HB Goal: To find my wedding body again =)

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    Yep! I'm just like Bluezen! My cheat days tend to be on Sunday's and I always aim to be back at pre-cheat day weight by Wednesdays. Some weeks I g...

    Jan 13th 2014

    Juan how did your stomach feel after all of that cheese??!!

    May 4th 2013
    Suzanne Roberts replied to Juan Perez's question:

    Sweet tooth once again

    I will chew a piece of Orbit gum if I am having a SERIOUS craving or brush my teeth. It almost always helps. If I am DESPERATE ( I am a woman, I have no idea why our bodies randomly decide they NE...

    May 4th 2013
    Suzanne Roberts replied to Josh's question:

    Cheat day number 1 is tomorrow!

    My husband is a HUGE craft beer enthusiast. We belong to a beer of the month club and he brews his own beer. We have been doing slow carb for five weeks tomorrow and he has lost 20lbs exactly. Doe...

    May 4th 2013
    Suzanne Roberts asked a question:

    End of Month One

    At the end of month 1, despite last week containing multiple cheat days (blame a sick baby!!) here are our results: Dan: down 14lbs from 235 to 221 Suz: down 12lbs from 217 to 205 I have not bee...

    May 1st 2013

    I just feel weird about chicken or pork for breakfast. I think I just need to suck it up!

    May 1st 2013

    I do protein shakes from time to time, also

    May 1st 2013

    Thanks for the swift kick in the rear. You're right, I can't start letting myself have no nos! I will have yogurt on my cheat day :

    May 1st 2013
    Suzanne Roberts asked a question:

    SICK OF EGGS!!! Breakfast help?

    We have been eating egg muffins and a side of meat every day for the last month. mama is BURNED OUT of eggs. What's another breakfast options? I LOVE Greek yogurt and am considering a one week hac...

    Apr 30th 2013
    Suzanne Roberts replied to Travis Mitchell's question:

    When does your cheat day become healthy?

    This is my second bought with slow carb. The first was a one month commitment. This time, my husband and I have committed to and completed one month and are about to dive into another. What I have...

    Apr 30th 2013

    Have a baby and see how often you're up at night all joking aside I'd love to only wake up one time per night!

    Apr 23rd 2013

    I do NOT like tartar sauce are the mahi mahi cakes SCD friendly?

    Apr 19th 2013
    Suzanne Roberts asked a question:

    How to prepare fish?

    Hi can anyone suggest slow carb appropriate ways to prepare fish for a non-fish lover? At restaurants I will try my husbands fish entrees but its never anything I'm begging for another bite of. B...

    Apr 17th 2013
    Suzanne Roberts asked a question:

    For Women: Weight Loss While Menstruating?

    I am just finishing up my first period on the SCD. My weight has remained the exact same (within a few ounces) during my period. Is this normal while on SCD? I am still following the diet 95-100% ...

    Apr 16th 2013

    I think that's all part of the experimentation! I had one tbs. of ketchup the other day and nothing awful happened. Lots of moderation, trial and ...

    Apr 10th 2013
    Apr 10th 2013
    Suzanne Roberts asked a question:

    First (Mini) Week Weigh In

    Our first week was brief as we started on Monday and selected Friday for our cheat day. We had a baseball theme dinner planned with hot dogs and nachos. Not even delicious! Alas, we are dreaming o...

    Apr 7th 2013

    Nectar is a brand and is no sugar no carbs. It was designed for people who had lap band surgery.

    Apr 4th 2013
    Suzanne Roberts asked a question:

    Cheat day protocol

    Tomorrow is our first cheat day. Can someone remind me of the protocol? I lent out our book!

    Apr 4th 2013

    What about Nectar?

    Apr 3rd 2013

    Akane! Pardon my French but HOLY SHIT! You are AMAZING! So proud of you!

    Apr 3rd 2013

    Thanks Paul! We are very conscious of the diseases that run in our family which is one of the main reasons we want to get a handle on our weights ...

    Apr 3rd 2013

    Rusty-we did not use the stack but we may if we continue on. It is pricey and we had good results without it.

    Apr 3rd 2013
    Suzanne Roberts asked a question:

    Returning to Slow Carb

    My husband and I have both decided to devote the entire month of April to Slow Carb. We were successful two years so I am pretty hopeful this time around. We are definitely considering doing it fo...

    Apr 1st 2013

    I'm glad to hear this! I am currently away from home for 4 days and am trying desperately to lose while I'm here. I know yesterday was a baaad day...

    Jun 14th 2011

    I read through the PDF you attached, Patrick. From what I read, it appears that soy flour cannot be used as a 1:1 replacement in recipes. Because ...

    Jun 9th 2011

    Actually, it was "soda water" I just am so used to calling it a G&T! Man I miss them...Thanks, though!

    Jun 9th 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to cbuijs's question:

    Myotatic Crunches

    I do not use a Bosu. I use a regular exercise ball and sit on the "front" of it. I feel like I am getting the same range of motion and core stability exercise. I simply can't fathom spen...

    Jun 8th 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to MessyJesse's question:

    Can I drink vodka?

    I'm not sure about vodka specifically, but from my own personal experience clear liquors in moderation are okay. I had two gin and tonics last week on a non-cheat day and it didn't hinder my progr...

    Jun 8th 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to Mags's question:

    What has slow carb done for you? (other than weight loss of course!)

    I've definitely noticed a few things: 1) More restful sleep. 2) More frequent bowel movements. 3) Less stress over not getting things I want (I always know cheat day is coming). BUT the biggest t...

    Jun 8th 2011
    Suzanne Roberts asked a question:

    Vegenaise? Please say okay! =)

    Has anyone ever considered Vegenaise? I searched for it on here but haven't found anything.... Our natural foods store uses it in their egg salad, chicken salad, etc. I'd LOVE to be able to make ...

    Jun 7th 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to vanessa's question:

    I'm backkkk

    So glad you're back!! Yes, the cheat day is AWESOME!!! Good luck

    Jun 7th 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to dallasapollo's question:

    Nutritional Ratios?

    Can you post a sample days meals and your physical activites?

    Jun 7th 2011

    I should clairify...I do have an EAS Carb Advantage shake upon waking and eat breakfast about 45 mins later---the egg muffins and sausage

    Jun 6th 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to 4hBod's question:

    Nando's Sauce - Can I have it?

    One thing a lot of people say about the SCD diet is that it is about "hacking" your body. My suggestion would be to try having this sauce a few days and see what the scale says. If it's ...

    Jun 6th 2011

    Thank you!! I've bookmarked the page and saved 4 recipes already

    Jun 6th 2011

    It's pretty much eggs/egg beaters and whatever you want to put in! Just baked in muffin tins. I use Texas Size muffin tins which hold about 3 1/2 ...

    Jun 3rd 2011

    I really think most of America is significantly misinformed when it comes to nutrition and feeding our bodies. Have you seen the new "myPlate...

    Jun 3rd 2011

    Hmm...I've never considered using vanilla protein powder LIKE creamer...I used to LOVE International Delight Sugar Free French Vanilla Creamer. Ma...

    Jun 3rd 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to Blaze's question:

    Can u do kettle bell swings 2 days in a row?

    I am NO fitness expert. I did, however, begin this new lifestyle at the suggestion of my trainer. He has told me that it is IMPERATIVE to ONLY do the kettlebell swings and remaining portions of th...

    Jun 3rd 2011

    Don't tell anybody, but on Friday mornings I let myself have a cup of coffee with cream...I don't do that any other day but it's like a mini-treat...

    Jun 3rd 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to sarah-ra-ra's question:

    How have others reacted to the SCD?

    That's a really good question! My husband and I have been doing SCD for just about 3 weeks now. Our family is the most 'confused' by our new way of eating. I should preface that by saying we've be...

    Jun 3rd 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to Cyga's question:

    Day 17 | Work in progress

    The scale doesn't lie Your hard work is paying off---and it doesn't even feel hard! I'm rooting for you to exceed your 8lbs/month goal this month, too!

    Jun 2nd 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to qwerty's question:

    Carbohydrates in protein shake

    Try the EAS Carb Advangtage shakes...they come pre-packed also (which I love). 110 cals, 17 g protein, and 2 net carbs. And they're tasty!

    Jun 2nd 2011

    I'm definitely not in the last mile, but it just seems more convenient for us this week...So, you're answer is yes, it's ok??

    Jun 2nd 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to Beaver's question:

    Some pics, 5 weeks or so in

    Sounds like you've had a busy first half of the year! Glad you're back on the wagon...your before and after pictures say it all---this WORKS for you! Keep it!

    Jun 2nd 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to kholliday83's question:

    Turkey Meatloaf Legal?

    I would venture to say that there are two ingredients which aren't SCD compatible: 1) Ketchup 2) Oatmeal If you were to swap the ketchup with tomato paste-it might not change the taste but will e...

    Jun 2nd 2011
    Suzanne Roberts asked a question:

    Abbreviated Cheat Day?

    I'm planning to do an abbreviated cheat day---this coming Saturday from 5pm until 11pm. My husband and I went camping this past weekend and instead of having a "cheat day" we ate all SCD...

    Jun 2nd 2011
    Suzanne Roberts replied to Dani_T's question:

    For Italians and Pasta Lovers

    My favorite Slow Carb Spaghetti Squash Recipe: 1 Large Spaghetti Squash 2 Lbs of Turkey Italian Sausage 1 Large can diced tomatoes 1 Green Pepper 1 Vidalia Onion 8 Cloves of Garlic Handful of fre...

    Jun 1st 2011